This page covering both racing at Charterhall and known vehicles driven by Jim in 1953 is not fully populated at present however these cars and entrants were quite significant at the time. Results and reports to follow.
LINK to Aston Martin DB3S/1 (Image Copyright D.Sharp) the very first chassis with the egg crate style grill seen here entered by Aston Martin Ltd. and driven by Reg Parnell at the Charterhall International Car Race Meeting of 15th August 1953. The car was awarded the Gran Turismo Trophy at the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours. As stated in the first LINK on oldclassiccar.co.uk, the transporter in the background was that of Goulds Garage, Bristol - the driver H.H. Gould entered a Cooper M.G. (65) and a Cooper Bristol (66).
Connaught A type (AL10) (1953) Engine 1960cc S4. Entered by Connaught Eng. Co. and driven here by Roy Salvadori at the Charterhall International Race Meeting on 15th August 1953 (see fourth programme below) and coming 2nd in the Event 4 Formula II race and 3rd in the Event 7 Formula Libre race according to the programme below. In 1954 it was sold into private hands and as you can see below still competing in 2015. Prior to this the car was offered by Silverstone Auctions in 2013 and sold for £195,000. (above photos provided by Robert Bremner)
The photographs below were taken at the 2015 Bo'ness Hill Climb Revival. Prince Michael of Kent can be seen showing great interest with Robert Bremner.
the car is now being campaigned by Guy Spollen and recently seen at Chateau Impney
RESULTS AND REPORTS TO FOLLOW